Education ArticlesNo myth: Mermaids to gather at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
Wannabe sirens and those who love them are meeting in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.
As Mia Mellies sunbathes on a Lauderdale-by-the-Sea beach, her seashell bra gleams in the morning sun while her cinnamon-colored mermaid tail, which looks like sunburned gold, kicks up sand. She's behind the Windjammer Resort Hotel, having been carried there in the arms of two men. The silicone tail she squeezed into is tight, like climbing into a small cocoon. It covers her torso up to her stomach, and prevents her from moving her legs.Search underway for assault suspect in Boca Raton
Boca Raton police and the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office were looking for an assault suspect Thurday near the 900 block of S. Ocean Blvd. in Boca Raton .Staff predictions: Miami Dolphins vs. Kansas City Chiefs
MIAMI DOLPHINS (1-1) VS. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (0-2), Sunday, 4:25 p.m., CBS
Dave HydeWasserman Schultz tenure as Democratic chairwoman gets scathing review
Under the headline “ Democrats turn on Debbie Wasserman Schultz ” at the top of Politico’s website Thursday, an article reports the Weston congresswoman “is in a behind-the-scenes struggle with the White House, congressional Democrats and Washington insiders who have lost confidence in her as both a unifying leader and reliable party spokesperson at a time when they need her most.”Dive off Broward hopes to set underwater record | Video
Allen Sherrod plunged into the Atlantic Ocean in full scuba gear on Thursday morning, and he doesn't intend to come up above the surface again until Saturday afternoon.How to get a new Apple iPhone 6 for free on Friday | Deal alerts
If you want a shiny new iPhone 6, you can likely get one for free with trade-in offers from wireless carriers and big-box retailers on Friday.Scots vote in referendum that could split United Kingdom | Video
Scots began voting in an independence referendum on Thursday that will decide the fate of the United Kingdom, after opinion polls showed hundreds of thousands of them were still agonizing over whether to stay with the 307-year union or back secession.Partly sunny with scattered storms today | Weather alerts
Looks like you'll probably need that umbrella for the next few days, particularly on Friday when - would you believe - a cold front is expected to move across the region.Woman suffers potentially deadly injury at nightclub | Video/Photos
A birthday celebration at a downtown nightclub earlier this month turned bloody when a bar patron slipped and cut an artery on her wrist with a broken beer bottle — a potentially deadly injury.6 Coral Springs students hospitalized after ingesting pills | Video
Six middle school students were taken to Broward Health Coral Springs Wednesday afternoon after they ingested another student's medication, officials said.